Back Mountain Memorial Library


A member of the Luzerne County Library System

96 Huntsville Road

Dallas, PA 18612

HOURS: Mon  -  Thurs:           9:30am - 8:30pm

              Friday:                      9:30am - 5:30pm

              Saturday:                  9:30am - 4:30pm
PH:  570-675-1182             FAX:  570-674-5863
Back Mountain Memorial Library Apple Harvest Auction

Tuesday, October 13 ~ 4:30pm

Traver's Auction Barn

56 Dorchester Drive, Dallas PA 18612


The library will have a special fall auction at Traver's Auction Barn! The doors will open at 4:30pm and the auction will begin at 5:30pm.

Featuring: Fruits, Vegetables, Pumpkins, Fall Flowers, Baked Goods, Cider, Raffles, and More!

Auctioning: Antiques, Collectibles, Jewelry, Baskets of Fruits, Flowers, and Pies


Sponsorship generously provided by:

Steve Traver

Brace's Orchard (find them on facebook)

Dymonds Farm Market (find them on facebook)

Intro to Bonsai Class
Saturday, October 3 ~ 1:00pm
Space is limited. Call or come in to register.
The library will be holding a free class on the history, care, and techniques of the Bonsai art.
The instructor, Carl Achhammer Jr, has been a Bonsai artist for 17 years, and is the current president of the NEPA Bonsai Society.
Flower Pressing Class
Saturday, October 17 ~ 11:00am
$5.00 (Includes kit)
Instructor Nancy Meyer will teach participants how to make special note cards using dried flowers and embellishments at this fun and informative class. Space is limited. Register at the front desk.
Yoga Classes
Monday Evenings ~ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
September 14 ~ October 19
The library will be hosting a yoga class beginning September 14. The class costs $60.00, due at time of registration.
Come in to the library to register. Class size is limited.
The Back Mountain Library
Farmers' Market
Saturdays ~ July 18 - October 10
9:00am - 2:00pm
NEW LOCATION: The Dallas Elementary School on Hildebrandt Road.
Ample Parking and Easy Handicap Access
Stop in to the Farmers' Market for a wide selection of locally grown produce, as well as artisanal breads and baked goods, locally sourced honey, and many other fine products from local farmers!
The Farmers' Market is on Facebook! Click on the link to follow their page!
The Giving Evergreen
The "Giving Evergreens" is a sculpture created by Sanford Werfel of three evergreen trees with pine needle clusters finished in gold, silver, and copper and hand carved stones.


Adding a pine needle cluster, stone, or tree is a lasting and exceptional way to celebrate, honor, or remember someone who has touched your life!
Click on the link at left for a Giving Evergreen Engraving Form.
Basic Computer and E-Reader Instruction
Tuesdays ~ 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesdays ~ 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The library is offering free one-on-one basic lessons on using e-readers, iPads, computers, and basic internet use! You can register for a lesson by caling or coming in to the library.

To Renew Items Online:

1) Click on the "Online Catalogue" tab at left.
2) You will be directed to a new page. At the upper right corner there is a "My Account" link. Click on the link.
3) The site will prompt you for your barcode and password. The barcode number is on your card, the default password for all patron's is "CHANGEME." (Once you have logged in you can set the password to one of your choosing.)
4) Click on the "Ceckouts" tab.
5) Click on the box next to the item you want to renew.
6) Click on the "Renew" button.
(To change your password, in "My Account,"
click on the "Change Pin" tab.)
Downloadable eBook Site Update!
The "Magic Wall" has been updated! If you are using the link on our page to access the site from a mobile device, you will be asked to download the Axis360 free app. If you are using a computer you can use the site directly, or download the app to your computer for instant access.
If you used the "Blio" app to access the site, it will no longer work.
You will have to download Axis360.
Downloadable eBooks Are Available!
You will need a library card for Luzerne County. 
Here’s what you need to get started:
1) Click on the “eBooks Are Here!” link, shown.
2) You will be taken to the “Magic Wall.” The Magic Wall shows dozens of featured titles available for downloading. Download the free app, Axis360, to your eReader from the "App Zone" on the "Magic Wall."
3) Once you have your library card, you can set up a "Magic Wall" account by clicking on "Login," then on "My Account."
4) Choose a tab above the Magic Wall or from the menu to the left to browse the collection.
5) Click on a book cover to get a synopsis or reader reviews.
6) You can begin downloading your choice immediately by clicking on Checkout Now, or Add to Checkout List and keep browsing.
You can also put a book on hold by clicking Add to Wish List.
Please visit the Children's Room page
for information about
upcoming events and activities
for children and young adults!
Click on the Friends of the Library's page
for the current Newsletter!

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